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Civil Society and the State in Singapore

Author :  (Ed) Carol Soon, Gillian Koh

Product Details

  • Country Singapore
  • Publisher World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd.,Singapore
  • ISBN9781786342461
  • FormatHardBound
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Year of Publication2017
  • Bib. Info340p.
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Set within the context of growing political pluralism and the increasing use of new communication technologies for social mobilisation, the Institute of Policy Studies organised a national conference on civil society in November 2013. This collection of the essays that were presented at or inspired by the conference provides nuanced analyses of the development of the sector in Singapore since the Institute's first such conference held in 1998. The first section of the book discusses the different philosophies and approaches that underpin how civic activists engage with the State; the second section examines some key forces of change that are re-shaping the sector; and, the third section sets out some emerging issues facing it. Combining insights from experts and civic activists themselves, this book proposes an agenda for the future development of the civil society in Singapore.

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